Online Date Pressuring You To Meet In Person? Pull A Seinfeld. Smile, Wave, Game Over. – Forbes
Being single and social distancing can leave you a lot of hours to kill—alone. Why not try to find love online during a lockdown? Statistics show an estimated 2.6 billion people are doing just that, sending more messages via online dating apps than before the pandemic, likely in an effort to feel more connected.
If you’re more like Jerry Seinfeld, and ‘going out and doing stuff’ was annoying pre-pandemic, here’s a quick refresh on how the other half lives. According to Statista, the most popular dating app before the pandemic was Tinder. Bumble came in second. Half of your fellow Americans have met or know someone who has met a romantic partner via a dating website or app. Before social distancing, 77 % of adult online users reported having gone on a date with someone they had met online.
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